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February 4, 2019 News News

Getting Dental Problems Out of Emergency Rooms Requires Better Funding, Says Dental Association

by CBC News

More than 60-thousand patients a year are seen in the emergency room — for dental treatment that should be provided in a dentist’s office. The Ontario Dental Association said there needs to be more funding provided to dentists, which would

February 4, 2019 News News

Almost 40% of American Kids Are Making This Simple Toothpaste Mistake, CDC Says

by Peter Dockrill, Science Alert

We all know that we need to brush our teeth regularly to prevent the risk of cavities and gum disease, but according to a new report by the CDC, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. Specifically, a new analysis of the

February 4, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

New Intraoral Scanner from Dentsply Sirona: Primescan Perfects Digital Impressions

by Dentsply Sirona

What was considered an absolute sensation more than 30 years ago is almost taken for granted today. In terms of quality, digital intraoral impressions are in no way inferior to conventional methods[1], and therefore, are becoming a reliable alternative for

February 1, 2019 News News

Oral Surgeon Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patients Under Anesthesia

by WECT

A Wilmington oral surgeon is accused of sexually abusing at least four of his patients while they were under anesthesia, according to the Wilmington Police Department. Michael Lee Hasson was arrested Thursday night and charged with second-degree forcible sexual offense

February 1, 2019 News News

Dentist ‘Unfair’ Fines Investigated by Watchdog

by Sean Coughlan, BBC News

The public spending watchdog is to investigate whether hundreds of thousands of people going to the dentist have been unfairly fined. The National Audit Office is holding an inquiry into NHS penalty charges in England – applied to people alleged

January 30, 2019 News News

Henry Schein to Showcase Solutions, Courses at 2019 Yankee Dental Congress Meeting

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its lineup of solutions and educational offerings available at the 2019 Yankee Dental Congress Meeting in Boston, MA. Visitors to the Yankee Dental Meeting will have the opportunity to learn how Henry Schein

January 30, 2019 News News

Ontario Dental Association Asking Province to Invest in Public Dental Programs

by Phi Doan, Kitchener Today

Going to the dentist can be very expensive if you don’t have a dental plan, which is why the Ontario Dental Association is asking the Ford government to invest in public dental programs. Dr. David Stevenson is the President of

January 29, 2019 News News

Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Academy of Periodontology

A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s disease risk. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, uncovered a

January 29, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Oral Science Launches X-PUR CariØ, a 25% Xylitol Formulation Toothpaste Reducing Cariogenic Bacteria

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to continue offering dental professionals effective and innovative home-care solutions for caries management by launching X-PUR CariØ, a 25% Xylitol formulation toothpaste scientifically proven to reduce cariogenic bacteria. Since the 50’s, fluoride is the most widely

January 29, 2019 News News

Man Pulls Out His Own Tooth with Pliers After 18-Month Wait to See NHS Dentist

by Ross McGuinness, Yahoo News UK

A man says he pulled out his own tooth after waiting 18 months for an NHS dentist. David Woodhouse, 62, from Ventongimps, near Truro, Cornwall, claimed he couldn’t get a place at the dental surgery near his home. “I had

January 29, 2019 News News

Edmonton Dental Clinic Expansion Improves Services for Those in Need

by Slav Kornik, CBC News

A joint venture aims at improving dental care for certain Edmonton populations. The University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry led a fundraising campaign to expand the Boyle McCauley Health Centre Dental Clinic for low-income, immigrants and Indigenous Peoples. The facility

January 25, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona, Carbon Announce Collaboration to Revolutionize Digital Denture Materials

by Dentsply Sirona

The past few years have yielded technology advancements for digital denture fabrication. However, the majority of units are still produced using traditional methods. Dentsply Sirona and Carbon are committed to taking the category to an entirely new level, by bringing

January 25, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

GrandioSO x-tra: Esthetic Nano-Hybrid Bulk Restorative Material

by VOCO

VOCO announces the release of its newest addition to the GrandioSO family – GrandioSO x-tra, a truly esthetic, packable bulk-fill nano-hybrid restorative material. In addition to the high-quality esthetics, easy handling and enhanced physical properties that come with being a

January 25, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Grandio® disc: Nano-Ceramic Hybrid CAD/CAM Disc

by VOCO

Grandio disc is VOCO’s 86% filled Nano-ceramic Hybrid CAD/CAM Disc indicated for crowns, inlays/onlays, veneers, and implant supported crowns. Based on the same Nano-ceramic Hybrid CAD/CAM technology as VOCO’s Grandio blocs, Grandio discs offer the same combination of optimal tooth-like

January 24, 2019 News News

Canadian Cities Rethink Removal of Fluoride from Tap Water

by CBC News

It shouldn’t be up to cities to decide to add fluoride to drinking water, but provincial officials, a Canadian mayor says. Windsor, Ont., is bucking a national trend and looking at lifting its ban on adding fluoride to drinking water

January 21, 2019 News News

ADA Statement on Study Involving Dental Floss

by American Dental Association

Recent, wide-spread news coverage based upon a recent research study may raise unwarranted concern about the safety of certain types of dental floss. The ADA Science Institute finds the data insufficient to support the conclusions presented in this research and

January 21, 2019 News News

BEGO Among Top 10 Dental Solution Providers of 2018, According to Healthcare Tech Outlook Magazine

by BEGO

BEGO, the dental specialist from Bremen, Germany, has been recognized by the Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine as one of the Top 10 Dental Solution Providers of 2018. In December 2018, BEGO was named by a panel of experts, technology leaders

January 21, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Encourage Smoke- and Vape-Free Living

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Canada’s dental hygienists will mark National Non-Smoking Week (January 20–26) by urging all Canadians to quit smoking and vaping for better oral and overall health. While most people know that tobacco use is a risk factor for heart disease, stroke,

January 21, 2019 News News

Quebec to Provide Dental Coverage for Children with Cancer

by Phil Carpenter, Global News

Quebec families with children who have cancer will no longer have to foot the bill for certain dental work. The province announced on Friday that medicare now cover the cost of dental care for young cancer survivors who have dental

January 17, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

FitStrip™ IPR System Kit

by Garrison Dental Solutions

Garrison’s newly devised FitStrip™ Interproximal Finishing and Contouring System has been expanded to include a comprehensive interproximal reduction kit.  The new IPR kit provides clinicians with all the diamond abrasive strips and gauges necessary to quickly and accurately prepare teeth